Removing the [Gmail] folder

If you use Gmail, and like me, you have an iPod Touch or an iPhone, then this trick might be useful for you. Gmail on the iPod Touch uses the IMAP protocol. Fancy name. Basically boils down to the fact that you can sync your read and deleted messages across locations (delete it on your ...

Using Yahoo Search in TV Ads 2

Ever noticed that some companies like to tell you to, “search for us on Yahoo! and learn more…” ? That seems like a risky strategy to me, and here’s my reasons why. 1.) Why not just send the person right to your web site? If you’ve ever read Don’t Make Me Think , this will ...

Write About Google, Drive Traffic to Your Site

Write About Google, Drive Traffic to Your Site
A post I recently wrote about the test of Google Health drove some unexpected traffic to my blog from an unexpected source – none other than Google itself. The following is one of my “Jedi Web Geek” tips on how to drive some traffic to your site from the world’s biggest search engine. The steps ...

Microsoft Mulling Yahoo! Takeover Tactics

It appears that after Yahoo! rebuffed Microsoft’s $40+ Billion hostile takeover bid, Microsoft might be taking another route to acquire the company. Apparently Microsoft is considering a proxy fight to gain control of Yahoo! Apparently they really don’t want to take “no” for an answer. Both Microsoft and Yahoo! seem to have a way to ...

Google Wants Your Medical Records?

Apparently the much-rumored Google Health is going to enter testing soon with a group of patients from a clinic in Cleveland. I’m not sure what to think of this program yet. I don’t really like the idea of any other company having access to my health records, but let’s face it, how do we know ...

Jedi Web Geek

I was referred to as a, “Jedi Web Geek” in a post one of my friends wrote last night. Let me explain. My friend, Dennis, is the Public Relations Director for Mansfield University. I’ve know Dennis off an on for years, since my dad works with him pretty regularly. When I was at my last ...

Google Docs and Spreadsheets

Google just keeps on rolling. Today (or perhaps last night) Google released Google Docs and Spreadsheets. Earlier this year Google aquired a company name Writely, which specialized in allowing users to edit documents (imported Word files, etc.) online. I always thought this was a great way of working. Your documents aren’t tied to a machine, ...

The Google Tube

Apparently Google has just bougt YouTube for a cool $1.65 Billion in stock. What does this mean for Google Video and YouTube? I’m not too sure at this point. I do know that it means that Google has purchasedly one of the most popular video sites on the internet. I also know that it will ...

About Me: My Job

So I figured I would share a little bit about myself in this post today. I am a Search Engine Marketer / Search Engine Optimizer / lots of other things. Let’s start with Search Engine Marketing. That’s the simple (or most of the time simple) part of what I do. Have you ever done a ...


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